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Earliest Members of the Century Association

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August Belmont


Centurion, 1858–1865

Born 8 December 1813 in Alzey, Hessen, Germany

Died 24 November 1890 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Island Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island

Proposed by Abraham M. Cozzens

Elected 9 January 1858 at age forty-four

Archivist’s Note: Son-in-law of (nonmember) Commodore Matthew Perry